Giuliani’s Daughter Backs Obama?
While it’s no secret that presidential contender Rudy Giuliani has had his share of family difficulties, his daughter’s Facebook profile, which has since been taken down, is raising eyebrows. Caroline Giuliani, 17, described her political views as “liberal” and said she was a member of the largest Barack Obama support group on Facebook.
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New York Times:
As word of her supposed Democratic allegiances ricocheted across the Internet after the online magazine Slate broke the news, visitors to her profile found that she had already moved to alter history. She quit the Obama fan club at 6:01 a.m., and, after Slate posted its article, she took down her entire page.
Mr. Giuliani alluded to his daughter’s differing political outlook during a campaign stop in Iowa, noting, with apparent regret, that his children “don’t work on my campaign.”
“My daughter, my daughter I love very much; I have great respect for her and I’m really proud of her,” he said. “I don’t comment on children because I want to give them the maximum degree of privacy.” Mr Obama, who was campaigning in Le Mars, Iowa, was asked what he thought about the support from such an unexpected corner.
“That’s very nice,” Mr. Obama said. “We think it’s wonderful that we are attracting support from young people all across the country. I can’t wait to meet her.”
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